NARCOA - Be Aware of Internet Scams

BE AWARE OF INTERNET SCAMS IF YOU ADVERTSE ON THE NARCOA "FOR SALE AND WANT" PAGE IT IS MORE LIKELY THAN NOT THAT SOMEONE WILL ATTEMPT TO "SCAM" YOU. This is not unique to NARCOA, but is an industry wide problem. Should you encounter a scammer, please do the following: Report scams to the FBI Internet Fraud Complaint Center The FBI generally will not take a case if it involves less than $100,000. The U. S. Postal Service has the same threshold. Legitimate buyers will furnish name, address and telephone number. . . whereas scammers do not.

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The Willow Curve: Scam or Useful in Treating Joint Pain and Other Issues?

You may have seen an advertisement for "The Willow Curve" on TV, with Chuck Woolery (of "Love Connection" and "Wheel of Fortune" fame) pitching it frequently on news channels like Fox News and CNN. It is a semi-circular shaped device, a bit like a football cut in half, with red lights on the inside. Did you wonder about the claims they made?  Could this device, which looks much like a child's toy with blinking red lights, actually work? What does the Willow Curve claim to do? According to their TV commercials and website, the Willow Curve is "Digital Anti-Inflammatory For Your Joints" that offers "Effective Treatment that Relieves and Heals" What specific claims are made about the Willow Curve? The commercials on TV and online say: "The Willow Curve could save you from shoulder or knee surgery.

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Get the current value of the first element in the set of matched elements or set the value of every matched element. . val(). val( value ). val( value ). val( function ) Description: Get the current value of the first element in the set of matched elements. This method does not accept any arguments. The. val() method is primarily used to get the values of form elements such as input, select and textarea. When called on an empty collection, it returns undefined. When the first element in the collection is a select-multiple (i. e. , a select element with the multiple attribute set),.

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International Business Career Options

Students with a degree in business and an interest in global markets might aspire to become top executives. Top executives can have different job titles, including president, chief operating officer, general manager, vice president, chief executive officer and chief information officer. Regardless of job title, all top executives aspire to create effective business policies to help their company succeed. The international business aspect of this career comes via the required travel. Top executives regularly visit with international offices to monitor their operations.

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How To Disable UEFI Secure Boot In Windows 8 & 8.1

These days, if you buy a computer pre-installed with Windows, you’ll end up with either Windows 8 or Windows 8. 1. Starting with Windows 8, Microsoft replaced BIOS with UEFI. UEFI is not something that Microsoft invented, instead its a protocol in existence before Windows 8. Some Mac devices have been using UEFI for some time now. With UEFI comes the feature of “secure boot” which boots only those boot loaders that are signed in to UEFI firmware. This security feature prevents rootkit malware and provides an additional layer of security. But it has a down side, if you want to dual boot Windows 8 with Linux, Secure Boot will not allow it.

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+4470 – The scammer’s friend – The Blog

If you receive any email that mentions any phone number starting with +4470, then you can be 99. 99999999% certain that it is a scam of some sort. +4470 numbers might look like a normal UK mobile phone number (which start with +447), but they aren’t – the +4470 numbers are personal redirect numbers that can be redirected anywhere in the world at no cost to the call recipient. These numbers are like all their dreams come true to scammers located outside the UK as they can now hide their true location and claim to be based in the UK and have a UK phone number to prove it.

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Alert: Scammers continue to falsely use Mega Millions name

A reminder to beware of scammers trying to get your money or personal information RELEASE DATE: 6/11/2015A new scam has been identified that falsely uses the Mega Millions name. The scam includes an e-mail to prospective victims, claiming that the recipient has won a large amount of money, and encouraging the “winner” to give personal information to a “program coordinator. ”    This is one of several scams that falsely use the Mega Millions name. And as with other new scams, this one uses the names of prominent websites and internet companies in an attempt to lend authenticity to the scam.

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The Mystery of Rapper Tim Dog’s Death Is Solved

He was an acclaimed rapper from the streets of the Bronx who fired one of the opening shots in the East Coast/West Coast rapper feud of the 90’s. But in 2011 Timothy Blair – the hip hop artist whose nom de mic was Tim Dog -- was exposed as a sophisticated conman. After he defrauded Mississippi single mom Esther Pilgrim, he was arrested, pleaded guilty to grand larceny and was handed five years’ probation. And he was ordered to pay Pilgrim back $19,000 of the money he stole. Story over. Or so it seemed. But on Valentine’s Day last year -- eight months after Dateline aired “The Perfect Catch” – culture magazine The Source broke the news online that Tim Dog, aged just 46, had died from a seizure linked to diabetes.

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Is Sunrun Already a Disaster After 3 Days on the Market?

Image source: SunPower. It may not be the worst IPO a company has ever had, but Sunrun(NASDAQ:RUN)is definitely off to a bad start on public markets. The stock was sold for an IPO price of $14 per share, but as of the close of trading on Friday, it was down to $10. 14, and there's no sign of a turnaround at the moment. There are some structural challenges for Sunrun, but part of the market's reaction is a realization that there's a lot more upheaval in the solar industry than you might think. Mr. Market has fallen out of love with residential solar One general trend is that investors haven't been huge fans of residential solar in the past year or so.

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The New York Crank

Above: part of a scan from the back of a two page order sent to me at junk mail rates by something that calls itself "Clean Energy Option. " Yes, all that mouse type is part of the terms and conditions under which you and I will have have to live if we sign up to get our watts from Clean Energy Option instead of the regular electric utility. Of course, the other side of this blindingly small type, is an upbeat letter in quite readably large type, from someone named Christy Nagle, that tells me "It couldn't be easier to convert to clean energy.

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